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Mirror Universe Tapes Helps Revive Interest in a Once-Dead Formatnew

It's hardly worth declaring a cassette revival, or even to say tapes are the new vinyl. But the recent success of the Charleston-based cassette-only record label Mirror Universe Tapes seems to indicate otherwise.
Charleston City Paper  |  Bryan Reed  |  10-14-2009  |  Music

Fiberglass Giants: Chicago's Last Bastions of Marketing Kitschnew

During the 1960s and 1970s, the sight of massive pop-art fiberglass figures greeted drivers on streets and smaller highways across the country. From California to Maine, drivers and their families were alerted by figures in the forms of hotdogs, hamburgers, cowboys, clowns, alligators and oranges, lobsters and loons.
Chicago Newcity  |  David Witter  |  08-06-2008  |  Art

Las Vegas Stripnew

Vintage vixens of yesteryear meet up with the neo-burlesque starlets of today at the 16th Annual Miss Exotic World Pageant, one big glittering bridge to the ecdysiastical generation gap.
Metro Times  |  Sarah Klein  |  06-07-2006  |  History

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